UK university suspends student over picture of Jew with Palestinian flag on his mouth
October 4, 2019 – Middle East Monitor
Nottingham Trent University has suspended a student for using as his profile picture a selfie with an Orthodox Jewish man sleeping on a train and placing a Palestinian flag over his mouth.
The South Asian British student, who is in his first year at the university, uploaded the image to his Tinder dating profile last week.
Jonathan took the selfie with the Jewish man while travelling on the Piccadilly Line on London Underground.
Screenshots of the image were posted on social media by Jess Talarico Shaw, a Jewish student studying Theology at the University of Cambridge, who took to Twitter to express her anger. (...)